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What to Do If You Get Stuck in an Airport

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, May 09, 2016
This blog was originally published in 2013; we have since updated it to reflect the most current and accurate information possible. 
If you often travel for business or leisure, you’ve probably been here... that moment when you look up at the flight listings in the airport and realize that your flight is running several hours late.

Suddenly, the walls of the terminal where you stand seem to get closer together, and you can’t help but notice a hint of claustrophobia settling in. “I am stuck in this airport.”

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Tags: Flight Delays, Limousine Service, boosting productivity

Spring Cleaning Tips to Refresh Your Office

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Mar 30, 2015

It’s That Time of Year Again--Give Your Workspace an Upgrade

It’s the time of year that everyone welcomes with open arms while simultaneously hoping it never actually begins. After the cold and dreary winter months, the arrival of spring is an instant cure for cabin fever. It is finally warm enough to store those gloves and time to break out the short-sleeved shirts and sandals.

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Tags: boosting productivity

9 Free Resources to Boost your Brainpower (and Your Resume)

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Aug 04, 2014

Increase your knowledge with these websites to keep your mind sharp

We live in the information age and now, more than ever, knowledge is available to you on a scale never before seen. Information is more easily accessible than ever before. The collective understood wisdom of our entire human civilization is at your fingertips, thanks in no small part to the advent of the internet. You’re now nothing but a Google search away from any information you could possibly need. 

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Tags: boosting productivity

Creating Workplace Wellness

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Jun 30, 2014

Building Fit and Healthy Office Habits

Staying fit is an excellent goal, but it’s hard to put into practice. Employees may feel too exhausted to pick up the free weight when they step through the door in the evening. And while employers may want their workers to be healthy, they can have trouble getting enough exercise in their own lives, let alone making sure workers do the same.

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Tags: boosting productivity

4 Tips for Managing Your Team Remotely

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Jul 26, 2013

Can You Manage During Executive Travel? 

The grind. The rat race. Cubicle farms. Many phrases used to describe corporate culture in the past just aren’t applicable to modern business. For many contemporary road warriors, an entire week spent in their base office can be a rare occasion. Some companies have ditched traditional workspaces, hours and other business norms in favor of increasingly-popular casual corporate cultures, which may include amenities which range from a total work-from-home policy to unlimited vacation time. Regardless of whether your company is entirely traditional or among the most free-thinking startups on the block, remote management has become a hot topic of discussion in the wake of mobile technology. Whether you’re going to be regularly managing your team during executive travel, or are simply exploring the possibility for an upcoming trip, we’ve curated expert insight on how to successfully manage your people from anywhere:

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Tags: Business Travel, Limo service to LAX, time management, tips for bosses, LAX car service, tips for executives, boosting productivity, Limo to LAX

Master Your Inbox During Corporate Travel

Posted by Steve Johnston on Wed, Jul 10, 2013

Organizing Emails During LAX Transportation

Keeping up with your email inbox during travel is never easy. In fact, it’s possible to lose complete control of your email strategy when you’re on the road. If you’re struggling to keep up with correspondence and empty your inbox every day, here are some handy tips to help you during your LAX transportation. After all, why shouldn’t you use your luxury car service trips to stay productive?

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Tags: LAX transportation, Airport Transfer to LAX, Productivity Tips, LAX car service, boosting productivity, business travel advice, Travel Management, LAX airport transfers

Boost Energy and Beat Exhaustion

Posted by Steve Johnston on Wed, Apr 24, 2013

Get Through Your Workday with Energy to Spare

No one enjoys that feeling of lethargy that generally hits the moment you step inside your house. The workday, however, is often filled with challenges of both the mental and physical variety, and that can leave you listless at the end of the day. If you’re supremely unlucky, or just bad at managing your energy and stress levels, that exhaustion will hit even sooner and leave you slumped over your desk at about 3 o’clock. If you’re tired of being tired, stop pounding the coffee and start considering some other natural ways to boost your energy. 

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Tags: boost energy, boosting productivity, healthy work environment

Monday Marathon: Finding Momentum to Last the Week

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Apr 15, 2013

Make the Most of Your Manic Monday

Get ready, get set, go! Monday is off to a bang. If you’re like most people, there are a million tasks running through your mind from the very beginning of the day, and it doesn’t seem possible to get it all done before it’s suddenly Tuesday. Monday gets a bad name because it’s the first day of the typical work week, but it shouldn’t be put down. It’s just another day like any other. It’s got the same 24 hours, and the same opportunities. Sure, you’re probably coming off a fun weekend. Maybe you got to relax, maybe you didn’t. Still, it’s important that you make the most of your Mondays and keep that going through the entire week.

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Tags: boosting productivity, Professional Development

Beating Stress on Bad Days

Posted by Steve Johnston on Fri, Apr 12, 2013

Simple Stress-Relievers for Everyday Use

We’re all going to have a bad day every once in a while. It’s inevitable. In fact, life’s inevitabilities just became death, taxes, and bad days. Fortunately, and inevitable as bad days are, great days are the same way. It’s important that, as a business professional, you learn different ways of taking a bad day and turning it around to ensure that you’re putting the best image forward and not losing your cool with clients or co-workers.

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Tags: boosting productivity, stress relief, Professional Development

Productivity Tips: Tackling Tricky Tasks First

Posted by Steve Johnston on Mon, Apr 08, 2013

Keep on Top of Your Workday

If you’re like the rest of the business world, the tasks just keep piling on and it’s hard to decide what should be done and what can be put off for later. Fortunately, there are surefire ways to determine the importance of tasks and cross off many items on that to-do list faster. There’ll always be more adding on to it, but if you follow our advice you’ll hopefully start to get ahead of the game.

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Tags: Productivity Tips, boosting productivity